Software Engineer Mid-/Senior (Web Backend) (F/M/X) - Freelance

Published on October 23, 2023

Dive with us into the unknown, be creative, innovate and let us build great digital products together 🚀 We're looking for people that are happy to work in entrepreneurial, flexible but fast growing and changing environments.
💡 We are looking to establish a team with a diversity of opinions - for us that means that we are both welcoming people who are like us and people who are unlike us. This includes but is not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, academic or professional background, character traits etc. No matter what your background is, feel free to apply at hubblr.
🚀 You feel like the current open positions do not fully resonate with you? - But you still think we might be a cool employer and you could be the right fit for our team. 
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What we're looking for
Dive with us into the unknown, be creative, innovate and let us build great digital products together 🚀 - We're looking for people that are happy to work in entrepreneurial, flexible but fast growing and changing environments.
💡 We are looking to establish a diverse team - for us that means that we are both welcoming people who are like us and people who are unlike us. This includes but is not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, academic or professional background, character traits etc. No matter what your background is, feel free to apply at hubblr.

The role & our business challenge in a nutshell

The role
We are looking for a freelancer who can flexibly support our engineering team to deliver excellent code in client projects, make strategic decisions to shape client projects and guide our other engineers through knowledge sharing. This is a role for freelancers only!
Our business challenge
Our projects and the necessary resources are subject to fluctuation - we need flexible and reliable resources we can quickly engage with to rock our projects in times of need.
Keywords: software engineering, medior, senior, backend, consulting, freelancing

About Us

hubblr is a young company with a lot of passion for software developing and innovation. As an independent, young and agile team we develop with our clients comprehensive software applications while also consulting them in topics like product market fit, UI/UX-design and strategic software development.
The hubblr team loves and lives product innovation. Therefore we also work on our own, internal projects creating new business models, testing them in their market segments and, if successful responses are measured, we bring them together to life.

Your Responsibilities

Our engineering team needs more seniority in client projects and in guiding others towards more seniority. You will deliver excellent code in client projects where you help to build the best possible version of a digital product. In our team you will help others to advance in their career paths by sharing knowledge and providing your experience.
  • You will be joining a growing team of 17, located in Münster, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Cologne and Aachen
  • Together with our team you will be working mainly on client-projects and sharing your experience with team members
  • You will be working mainly on backend related tasks in our projects (often in containerized environments, for example k8s)
  • You will take over own responsibilities in projects, estimate developing tasks on your own and giving other coworkers advice on their work
  • You'll be reviewing code from other coworkers and actively be part of continuous improvement
  • When working on client-projects you will be partly responsible of communicating with their CTO / Stakeholder, joining conference calls/meetings on status update, time estimation and project management

Your Qualifications

  • Good experience in the backend systems (must-have)
  • Preferably experience in Golang or similar technologies (PHP, Ruby on Rails, Java, Rust) (must-have)
  • Experience in common API techniques (HTTP, GraphQL, GRPC - at least 1 of them) (must-have)
  • Familiar with agile software developing methods (must-have)
  • You are fluent in English (must-have)
  • Living in the European Union (must-have)
  • Experience in e2e tests (nice-to-have)
  • Knowledge of best practice patterns and well known packages (nice-to-have)
  • An eye for new technologies, best practices and possibilities to improve projects you are working on. We keep an "every opinion matters" attitude and are happy about feedback from everyone (nice-to-have)
  • Communication skills for constructive team feedback and client calls (nice-to-have)

Your benefits

  • A young and sympathetic team
  • Flexible working hours
  • A lot of room for your own ideas. We always highly encourage you to work on them together with the team. 💡
  • Modern offices at Hamburg "Oberhafenbrücke", the Münster "Prinzipalmarkt", at the "Görli" park in the factory Berlin or fully remote - that's up to you!
  • Choose your tech equipment
  • A free public transportation ticket or bike with a maintenance agreement in the city you work in
  • Regular team events and a creative working atmosphere
  • CCC Ticket or other educational trainings / tools on request
  • Bring your dog to work 🐶
  • A progressive work environment - we provide VR Glasses (Oculus Quest 2) for you to experience immersive meetings from a distance

The application process

📫 Does this position sound like a good fit? Just fill out the form below.

How will the application process look like?

✨ Our aspiration to a good job application process will guide you from your initial email to a final job offer within 3-4 weeks.
Weekly Screening (up to 1 week)
You'll definitely hear from us - no matter the outcome of our decision.
First Round: Cultural Fit (1 week and 1 meeting)
  • You get to meet one of our hiring managers in a 30 - 60 min meeting
Second Round: Job Fit (1-2 weeks and 1 meeting + challenge)
  • We'll evaluate with you how well you fit to the freelance position at hubblr 
    • Coding challenge
    • Discussion about job related tasks & approaches to your work and solutions
Final Decision (up to 1 week)
  • We'll discuss within our team your fit
  • We'll reach back to you within a week after the second round

Does this position sound like a good fit?

We would be very happy to welcome you! 🤘